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Andy van Dam's CSCI 0150 Gets 2 Million TikTok Views, Reports The Brown Daily Herald

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    “TikTok is just a way to get people excited about this sometimes very daunting field, especially at Brown,” says Allison Masthay, a CSCI 0150 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming and Computer Science UTA. In a new article, The Brown Daily Herald's Grace Holleb describes how Thomas J. Watson, Jr. University Professor of Technology and Education and Professor of Computer Science Andy van Dam's long-running course has helped make challenging material less intimidating by sharing its trademark humor on social media, earning as many as two million views. 

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